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    How do I stop Skype from starting automatically on desktop?

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    The option to stop Skype from starting automatically is only available in Skype on Windows, Mac and Linux.

    1. Click your profile picture.
    2. Click Settings button Settings.
    3. Click Settings button General.
    4. Under Startup and Close, toggle Automatically start Skype to Off.
    Note: The option to stop Skype from automatically starting is not available in Skype for Windows 10 (version 14). To stop Skype from automatically starting, just sign out of the app. 

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    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling